10 Quotes About Reading By Inspirational Women

10 Quotes About Reading By Inspirational Women

Activists, authors, journalists, educators, entrepreneurs, and justices, these remarkable women throughout history share a common activity: reading books. Read these 10 quotes about reading by some of the world’s most well-known and most respected inspirational women.

1. “I do not remember a time when I could not read, nor any time when reading was not a joy and a solace.”―Emmeline Pankhurst, My Own Story

2. “Literature is my Utopia.”―Helen Keller

3. “Books are the mirrors of the soul.”―Virginia Woolf, Between the Acts

4. “The whole world opened to me when I learned to read.”—Mary McLeod Bethune

5. “The reason that fiction is more interesting than any other form of literature, to those who really like to study people, is that in fiction the author can really tell the truth without humiliating himself.”―Eleanor Roosevelt

6. “Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.”―Maya Angelou

7. “Wherever I go, bookstores are still the closest thing to a town square.”―Gloria Steinem, My Life on the Road

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8. “Even today, when I read, I notice with pleasure when an author has chosen a particular word, a particular place, for the picture it will convey to the reader.”―Ruth Bader Ginsburg, My Own Words 

9. “Books allowed me to see a world beyond the front porch of my grandmother’s shotgun house…[and] the power to see possibilities beyond what was allowed at the time.”―Oprah Winfrey

10. “I think it’s the books that you read when you’re young that live with you forever.”—J.K. Rowling

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